Deputy Manager for Children's Home


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Deputy Manager for New Children Home - £32k to £38k and clear path to Registered Manager - Coventry

Chase Recruitment are working in partnership on the recruitment of a Deputy Manager for a brand new Children home based in Coventry. Our client is keen to bring in a talented, experienced leader looking to progress to a Registered Manager in the very near future.

They are offering a great package which includes; a generous joining bonus, financial relocation support (if needed), flexible working hours, a supportive environment and a clear, well structured career development plan.

Our client provides children and young people from 12-17 years of age with a safe and nurturing home where they can work toward reaching their full potential. Their primary objective is to provide high quality care in a warm, welcoming and nurturing environment that meets the needs of individual children and young people.

The role is for a Deputy Manager of a new 4 bed EBD children's home based in Coventry.

Duties include, but are not limited to:-

  • Supporting OFSTED visits and audits
  • Building and maintaining good quality practice in Residential care and education
  • Ensure the positive development of young people in their care
  • Through the use of the community, supporting the social and learning aspects of young people
  • Leading and guiding a team
  • Managing staff welfare, staff absence etc
  • Budget management, including home budgeting estimates
  • Risk Assessments, Care Plans, and Health & Safety Checks

Successful applicants will have:-

  • Studying to or have a level 5 or equivalent qualification in Leadership and Management (Children and Young People)
  • Experience working as a Team leader/Leader RCW/manager with in a children's home
  • Have OFSTED experience
  • A good knowledge of care standards including child protection issues and working with EBD children
  • A can-do, approachable manner
  • Career driven with a passion for getting the best out of children

This is a role where you can shape the home as you wish, coming in from the very start and establishing and developing the home in your own way with the help of very supportive directors.

Our client is will offer in return:-

  • A clear progression plan to Registered Manager status
  • Flexible working hours
  • Accredited training including gaining Level 5
  • A joining bonus
  • Company pension
  • Relocation bonus support if you do not live locally
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • A supportive and positive working environment

If you are Deputy Manager/Team Leader or Senior with in a children home, have relevant experience, and are ready for a new challenge, please get in contact with your CV today.


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